10. Data Architect
Average Salary: $133,064
Growth From 2019 To 2020: 3.2%
IT professionals who specialize in data held three out of the top 10 fastest-growing by salary jobs in America, as data is becoming increasingly valuable to businesses across nearly every industry.
At No. 10, the average data architect saw a salary increase of 3.2 percent from 2019 to 2020 to $133,064.
Data architects translate business requirements into technology requirements and define data standards and principles for an organization. Data architects are responsible for visualizing and designing a business’ enterprise data management framework.